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Cycle Tourism in Mallorca


March 31, 2017 | Blog Things to Do

It’s no stretch to say that Mallorca lays claim to some of the finest cycling in Europe. In fact, we’ll go another step forward and say it’s home to some of the best cycling in the world.

All the ingredients are there. Balmy year-round weather? Check. A mashup of city streets, quiet country lanes, and rugged tracks? Check. Flat plains and up-and-down mountains? Check.

The Endorsement of Pro Cyclists

That friendly weather, that variety of terrain and setting, not to mention all the bike shops and other resources you could ask for: It’s no surprise so many professional cycling teams train on Mallorca, and more than a few elite cyclists even call the island home.

And some high-profile races take place here, including the Mallorca Challenge (aka Tour of Mallorca), which kicks off the season for many pros. This annual multiday event (which isn’t an official stage race) shows off the full breadth of the island’s routes as it takes riders from city streets to mountain backroads.

Cycling Out of Puerto de Pollensa

Puerto de Pollensa is one of the island’s cycling hubs, without question. Traffic isn’t as heavy as it is around Palma, for one thing. (We should note that, given how widespread and commonplace cycling is all around the island, Mallorcan motorists are very alert for and respectful of their two-wheeled counterparts.) Close at hand are the mountain routes of the Serra de Tramuntana with their stunning scenery—limestone crags, valley-nestled villages—and broad range of grade. Not far off, meanwhile, are the flatter courses of the south, including jaw-dropping beach- and bluff-side Mediterranean byways.

Hoposa Hotels & Apartments: As Bike-Friendly As Can Be

Any of our Hoposa Hotels make enviable home bases for cyclists, but some of them are especially ideal for the pursuit. Hoposa UyalHoposa DainaHoposa PollentiaHotel & Apartments VillaconchaDaina Apartments, and Montelin Apartments all come equipped with pedal-friendly features: bike storage and washing areas plus bike-repair services. Our staff is also ready and willing to provide suggestions and practical info on good cycling itineraries to perfectly match your wants and needs.

Enjoy Top-Class Cycling in Mallorca With a Hoposa Vacation

So take a pedaling holiday in one of the world’s cycling meccas: Fall under the spell of glimmering Mediterranean horizons, tranquil orchards, historic city centers, and steep-walled mountain glens with a Mallorcan bike getaway. And for the most convenient and well-equipped accommodations for the pursuit, look no further than a Hoposa hotel or apartment rental!

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